Ricky Codio is a Haitian-American visual artist and entrepreneur, serving as the owner and operator of the Mannequin Factory (MQFactory), a creative production studio based in Philadelphia, PA.
As a top-rated master photographer with over a decade of dedicated experience, Ricky has earned acclaim for his artistic prowess and philanthropic contributions. His work has been featured in prestigious publications such as NBC10, the Philadelphia Inquirer, Black Enterprise, and the Atlanta Black Star. Notably, PA State Rep Jordan Harris presented Ricky with a citation, acknowledging his exceptional contributions to photography and artistry.
Throughout his fulfilling career, Ricky has taken on a mentorship role, guiding numerous aspiring photographers and entrepreneurs. This commitment led to the establishment of Assembly Line, an educational program designed for individuals at all skill levels in the field of photography.
In addition to his artistic pursuits, Ricky is the founder of the PinkMission Summit, a breast cancer awareness event that documents the journey of breast cancer and highlights those affected by it. He also serves as the curator of the MQFactory Marketplace, an event dedicated to showcasing and supporting local vendors, entrepreneurs, and businesses.